Food For Thought

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Fig Balsamic Olives

15 comments November 25, 2013

So, I might have confessed last week on Facebook that I ate an entire can of olives. The truth is…I ate 2 cans of olives. In my defense, they were […]

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National Blogging Day of Remembrance

2 comments December 17, 2012
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Brooke Griffin Has The Skinny

10 comments October 29, 2012

A few months back I did a guest interview over at Skinny Mom. Now Brooke Griffin, owner of Skinny Mom, is returning the favor. And what better timing with the […]

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Very Culinary Has A New Look!

39 comments January 30, 2011

When you first have a baby, you can (and do) stare at that baby for hours on end. Hours. Without blinking. You can’t believe how perfect they are. How much […]

Very Culinary Is Getting A Facelift

1 comment January 28, 2011

Change is good. Change is good. Change is good. I have to keep telling myself that so the headache I’ve had for the past four weeks will seem worth it. […]

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13 comments July 13, 2010

Ah, Dill….. Isn’t it pretty? Unlike my hair, which is curly and unruly (and will never know the feeling of a comb running through it), Dill is…wispy. Slender. Delicate. Of […]

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Turning Chicken Shit Into Chicken Salad

29 comments September 14, 2009

Paul and I are smart people. Really we are. Although some of our decisions in the last five years would suggest otherwise. Like when we both thought filling out an […]

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There you are, my lovelies

20 comments August 20, 2009

I waited so long. But here you are. Finally. And what could be more delicious than a fresh tomato from my garden? Fresh basil from my garden, too. On top […]

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Hospital Food

31 comments August 17, 2009

What’s worse than seeing your young child hooked up to medical machines and an I.V.? Hmm. Nothing. Well, other than the unthinkable, of course. The Reader’s Digest version is that […]

Will Work For Food

32 comments July 6, 2009

Unemployment doesn’t discriminate. It will take anyone; blue collar, middle class, the rich, the cute, the ugly, the kind, the obnoxious. A couple of weeks ago, Paul was a casualty […]

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A Watched Pot Never Boils

10 comments June 18, 2009

As if living in the arctic wasn’t hard enough (with all the layering, shoveling, windshield scraping, car warming, and high heating bills), but the wait time between the first snowfall […]

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Early Movie Review: Food, Inc.

17 comments May 26, 2009

Rated PG • 94 minutes • In Theaters June 12, 2009 Today we walk through a market and are amazed at the 40,000 or so different products we may find […]

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Ode to the Tomato

4 comments February 11, 2009

Pablo Neruda, author of my all-time favorite poem Sonnet 17, also wrote another poem that seems appropriate to post here. This is the English translation. If you prefer the authentic […]

Hello food lovers everywhere

5 comments January 4, 2009

Some people create blogs to vent, to exercise their writing capabilities, or to simply let others know where they are. And some people just love to write about what they […]